American Hebrew Academy

Tel: (336)217-7100
Grades: 9-12 | 140 students
The American Hebrew Academy is the only international Jewish college prep boarding school in the world.
Since its founding in 2001, the Academy has inspired intellectually adventurous teenagers from 31 states and 35 countries to pursue excellence in a one-of-a-kind academic environment.The diverse culture, customs, and values of Judaism challenge Academy students of all backgrounds to maximize their full academic, personal, and spiritual potential which serve as the foundation for lifelong learning, community service, and global engagement.
Rigorous study, experiential learning, competitive athletics, creative arts, travel around the world, and leadership development are at the core of the Academy's holistic curriculum.The American Hebrew Academy boasts an internationally acclaimed faculty and staff, state-of-the-art facilities, the world's largest closed loop geothermal heating and cooling system, and a stunning 100-acre lakefront campus in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Graduates are regularly admitted to prestigious colleges and universities and go on to positions of leadership in business, medicine, law, finance, social service, and the Jewish community in the United States, Israel, and around the world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 2001

Student Body

Total Students 140 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade American Hebrew Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
32%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $40,000
Tuition Notes Non-Boarding School: $24000
Admissions Director Dahlia Crater
Admissions Associate Danielle Block

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Golf, Kayaking, Paddle Tennis, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Squash, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
ClimbingCross Country,
GolfKayaking,
Paddle TennisRock Climbing,
SoccerSquash,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. AHArai Student Ambassador Program, Comic Book Club, Cooking Club, Creative Writing Club, Environmental Club "Green Team", Four Corners Tzedakah Fund, Israel Club, Madrichim Senior Prefect Program, Ourselves Together, Shabbat Club, Sister to Sister, Social Action Board, Social Dance Club, Special Olympics Leadership Team, Student Government, Student Jewish Life Committee, Student Programming Committee, The Happiness Club, Theatrical Club Cooking Club, Israel Club, Shabbat Club, AHArai Student Ambassador Program,
Comic Book Club,
Creative Writing Club,
Environmental Club "Green Team",
Four Corners Tzedakah Fund,
Madrichim Senior Prefect Program,
Ourselves Together,
Sister to Sister,
Social Action Board,
Social Dance Club,
Special Olympics Leadership Team,
Student Government,
Student Jewish Life Committee,
Student Programming Committee,
The Happiness Club,
Theatrical Club,

School Notes

  • The American Hebrew Academy was established to provide an outstanding co educational college preparatory program and Jewish secondary education to intellectually motivated and academically able students who are prepared to engage in the rigorous discipline of its dual curriculum. The Academy seeks to educate the whole student, mind, body and soul. The curriculum combines humanities and the arts, natural sciences and mathematics, social sciences, technology, physical education and sports. It incorporates the texts, traditions, history, practices and beliefs of the Jewish people. This enriching curriculum is taught within the setting of a liberal, pluralistic Jewish boarding school for grades nine through twelve. At the American Hebrew Academy, the culture and values of the Jewish people create the living environment for the school community that nurtures and challenges each student to maximize his or her academic, personal and spiritual development. We seek to produce young adults whose strength of character and Jewish identity become lifelong resources for personal growth, commitment to the creative continuity of the Jewish people, and the improvement of the world in which we live; while preparing students for admission to the finest colleges and universities and positions of leadership in the Jewish community.
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